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Cut the WAR BUDGET Fund Human Needs! Peace vigil protest on Tax Day, Wednesday, April 15 4:00 pm until 5:30 pm Join us in standing for peace on Westnedge Ave. near Target in Portage Sponsored by Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War everyone of all ages welcome

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Weekly Vigil for Peace Weekly Vigil for Peace

Weekly Vigil for Peace

KNOW has a vigil for peace every Sunday at noon (and sometimes Tuesdays at 4:30 pm) in front of the Federal Building, corner of Park and Michigan downtown Kalamazoo. This has been ongoing since before the invasion of Iraq, without missing a Sunday.   Please stop by. Find Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War on Facebook.

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Events

Cut the war budget, fund human needs

Cut the war budget, fund human needs

Cut the WAR BUDGET Fund Human Needs! Peace vigil protest on Tax Day, Wednesday, April 15 4:00 pm until 5:30 pm Join us in standing for peace on Westnedge Ave. near Target in Portage Sponsored by Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War everyone of all ages welcome

Apr 2, 2015 4:09

Issues

Rev. Dave Knapp’s editorial on Islamophobia

An editorial cartoon generated by Chip Bok, back on September 12th, depicted arid terrain upon which had been erected a flag that said, “Islamic State.”  In the foreground was a terrorist prepared to execute two captives.  He said to them, “Convert to Islam, or die!”  One of them replied, “You first.”  In case you don’t [...]

Jan 28, 2015 17:03

News

News from KNOW – April 2, 2015

Join us in an April 15th Tax Day Protest.  We have some new banners with the above message,  and also a very long banner illustrating the discrepancy  between our war budget and human needs budget. Over 50% of US discretionary budget goes to war  profiteers, while education, roads, bridges, healthcare,  veterans are all being cut. [...]

Apr 2, 2015 4:02

Recent Articles

Cut the war budget, fund human needs

Cut the war budget, fund human needs

Cut the WAR BUDGET Fund Human Needs! Peace vigil protest on Tax Day, Wednesday, April 15 4:00 pm until 5:30 pm Join us in standing for peace on Westnedge Ave. near Target in Portage Sponsored by Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War everyone of all ages welcome

Flavors for Peaceful Tomorrows – Friday, March 27th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, St. Luke’s 247 W. Lovell, Kalamazoo

Flavors for Peaceful Tomorrows – Friday, March 27th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, St. Luke’s 247 W. Lovell, Kalamazoo

Flavors for Peaceful Tomorrows A fundraiser for KNOW and the Kalamazoo Peace Center featuring hearty soups from around the world, local musicians and artists Friday, March 27th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 247 W. Lovell, Kalamazoo suggested donation, $20, $10 students, $5 under 12. RSVP 345-0489 or newsfromKNOW@gmail.com

Interfaith Peace Service, Sunday, March 22, 5:00 pm, 1st United Methodist Church, Kalamazoo

Interfaith Peace Service, Sunday, March 22, 5:00 pm, 1st United Methodist Church, Kalamazoo

13th Annual Interfaith Peace Service, Sunday, March 22, 5:00 pm First United Methodist Church 212 South Park Street Kalamazoo, MI 49007 The Kalamazoo Coalition for Peace and Justice “A message of Hope for Palestine and Israel” Keynote Speaker: Most Rev. Paul J. Bradley, Fourth Bishop, Diocese of Kalamazoo Refreshments and Discussion follow Service

Letter writing pizza party — Negotiations not war

Letter writing pizza party — Negotiations not war

Free Pizza and writing letters!  Join us at Kalamazoo Friends Meetinghouse, 508 Denner St, Kalamazoo, MI 49006. Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015,  11:30 AM – 1:30 PM. Join us as we hand-write letters to our Senators and Representatives to support efforts for a negotiated settlement with Iran. We ask our reps to neither advocate nor vote [...]

Flying Paper – free film Thursday, Jan. 29th about children in Gaza

Flying Paper – free film Thursday, Jan. 29th about children in Gaza

Flying Paper is the story of Palestinian children in Gaza engaged in the fascinating culture of kite making and flying. The film follows Musa, a charismatic teenaged kite-maker in the village of Seifa, and Abeer an aspiring young journalist in the Jabalya refugee camp. They join a remarkable quest, along with thousands of other children, [...]

Rev. Dave Knapp’s editorial on Islamophobia

An editorial cartoon generated by Chip Bok, back on September 12th, depicted arid terrain upon which had been erected a flag that said, “Islamic State.”  In the foreground was a terrorist prepared to execute two captives.  He said to them, “Convert to Islam, or die!”  One of them replied, “You first.”  In case you don’t [...]

KNOW Annual Retreat – Saturday Jan. 10th, 9:30 am – 3:00 pm at Unity of Kalamazoo

KNOW Annual Retreat – Saturday Jan. 10th, 9:30 am – 3:00 pm at Unity of Kalamazoo

Please consider this your personal invitation to attend the 2015 Annual Retreat of Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War (KNOW) on Saturday, January 10th, from 9:30 am until 3:00 pm. This year’s event will be held at the Unity of Kalamazoo church, 1204 Whites Road.  This is halfway between Oakland Drive and Westnedge. We are hoping [...]

Critical Issues, Alternative Views episode on racism, police violence, and social justice

Watch the youtube video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eoemb_yqdTw

2014 Election Analysis

2014 Election Analysis

Watch the youtube video here: http://youtu.be/TT7O8RQ4qr8

Keeping Faith in Congress: Building Peace at Home and Abroad

Keeping Faith in Congress:  Building Peace at Home and Abroad

Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) Executive Secretary Diane Randall (from  Washington D.C.) will speak on Keeping Faith in Congress:  Building Peace at Home and Abroad Saturday, December 13, 2014 10:30 am. -12:30 pm. Kalamazoo Friends Meeting 508 Denner Street  (corner of Jefferson, off Douglas St.) Kalamazoo, Michigan 49006 Light refreshments will be served. Open [...]